whizz kid

whiz kid or wiz kid

noun

informal a person who is outstandingly successful for his or her age

Nearby words

  1. whiz kid,
  2. whiz-bang,
  3. whiz-kid,
  4. whizbang,
  5. whizz,
  6. whizz-bang,
  7. whizzer,
  8. whizzo,
  9. whizzy,
  10. who

Word Origin for whizz kid

C20: from whizz, perhaps influenced by wizard

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